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Atmosphere

1. (Science: ecology) The mixture of gases surrounding the earth and other planets.

2. (Science: physics) a unit of pressure which equals 101.325 kPa.


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Re: holographic origin of life

Can life start locally and then expand? Recently space missions have detected ten-fold spikes in methane in the atmosphere of Mars. If life forms are eventually found somewhere locally, this means that my arguments about chaotic complex chemical reactions are proven wrong, because ...

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by minasole
Wed Dec 31, 2014 8:13 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: holographic origin of life
Replies: 15
Views: 27260

Why Forest Are Necessary?

... dollar industry that provides work for masses of people, they help to prevent floods and stabilize soil to prevent erosion, take up CO2 from the atmosphere and store it in plant tissue, and trap sediment and nutrients to prevent them entering waterways which helps maintain the quality of lakes ...

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by BasicBiology
Thu Oct 30, 2014 7:26 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Why Forest Are Necessary?
Replies: 6
Views: 4644

Are Evergreens better for reducing carbon?

Obviously plants are carbon sinks, but unless the carbon that they remove form the atmosphere is locked up indefinitely in their tissue, it will find its way back into the atmosphere through respiration. Leaves are generally poor long term sinks of carbon as they ...

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by BasicBiology
Mon Aug 18, 2014 10:47 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Are Evergreens better for reducing carbon?
Replies: 2
Views: 2613

Re: Transpiration and Photosynthesis.

... to consider the light and dark reaction. A plant it active during the day and photosynthsise and in the process release excess H2O contents to the atmosphere (transpiration). So the phenomenom are complimentary.

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by perfection
Mon Apr 07, 2014 7:55 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Transpiration and Photosynthesis.
Replies: 4
Views: 5653

biology

which process removes carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere? a) combustion b) decomposition c) photosynthesis d) respiration

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by geanna
Mon Mar 24, 2014 11:02 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: biology
Replies: 1
Views: 2127
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